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How well do you know your television?

April 16, 2008 18:14 IST
Television has become the topic of many conversations -- from saas bahu sagas to mushrooming reality shows.

But how well do you know the stars who come home to you everyday? Find out!

1. What is the real name of the character who plays Parvati's husband in the serial Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii?
a. Ronit Roy
b. Kiran Karmarkar
c. Ali Asgar

2. Which serial did Smriti Irani produce, when she took a break from Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi?
a. Virrudh
b. Saans
c. Saaya

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong!
The correct answer is A.
Did you know? Smriti Irani hails from Delhi. She came to Mumbai at the age of 18 to take part in a Miss India beauty contest. She was among the top five finalists.

She tried to get a job with an airlines company, but was not successful. She finally settled for a job at McDonalds. Meantime, she tried her luck in television and films.

Finally, she landed a role in Filmi Baatein, as well as made appearances in a few episodes of Bakeman's Oh La La. The producer of the show, Shobha Kapoor, noticed her and encouraged her to meet Ekta. The rest, as they say is history.

Correct!
Did you know? Smriti Irani hails from Delhi. She came to Mumbai at the age of 18 to take part in a Miss India beauty contest. She was among the top five finalists.

She tried to get a job with an airlines company, but was not successful. She finally settled for a job at McDonalds. Meantime, she tried her luck in television and films.

Finally, she landed a role in Filmi Baatein, as well as made appearances in a few episodes of Bakeman's Oh La La. The producer of the show, Shobha Kapoor, noticed her and encouraged her to meet Ekta. The rest, as they say is history.

3. Who plays the role of Bani in Kasamh Se after Prachi Desai left the show?
a. Gautami Kapoor
b. Lubna Salim
c. Gurdeep Kohli

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is C.
Did you know? Gurdeep Kohli has replaced Prachi Desai as Bani in Kasamh Se. Gurdeep started off as a model and did a few commercials like Ponds, Cadbury and Ariel. The ads helped her bag her first role in the serial Sanjivani -- A Medical Boon where she played Dr Juhi Singh.

She also appeared in Pankaj Udhas's music video, Kya Mujhse Dosti Karoge. She is married to actor Arjun Punj.

Correct!
Did you know? Gurdeep Kohli has replaced Prachi Desai as Bani in Kasamh Se. Gurdeep started off as a model and did a few commercials like Ponds, Cadbury and Ariel. The ads helped her bag her first role in the serial Sanjivani -- A Medical Boon where she played Dr Juhi Singh.

She also appeared in Pankaj Udhas's music video, Kya Mujhse Dosti Karoge. She is married to actor Arjun Punj.

4. Which actress from Millee is also part of Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi?
a. Ratan Rajput
b. Ragini Khanna
c. Mona Vasu

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Wrong! The correct answer is C.
Did you know? Mona came to Mumbai to become an actress but had little luck initially. She then started doing ad films and travel-based shows. She was offered other serials but did not take up any of then till Millee fell on her lap.

Radhaa... is her second serial after Millee.

Correct!
Did you know? Mona came to Mumbai to become an actress but had little luck initially. She then started doing ad films and travel-based shows. She was offered other serials but did not take up any of then till Millee fell on her lap.

Radhaa... is her second serial after Millee.

5. Who kills Vidya and Sagar in the serial Banoo Main Teri Dulhan?
a. Chandra
b. Sindoora
c. Harsh

Wrong! Try again..
Wrong! The correct answer is B.
Did you know? Divyanka Tripati plays Vidya in Banoo Main Teri Dulhan. Hailing from Bhopal, Divyanka did not want to be an actress. She preferred a job as an army officer, and also holds a gold medal in rifle shooting. She worked as an anchor in Akashwani Bhopal and did telefilms like Saathi Re.

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Did you know? Divyanka Tripati plays Vidya in Banoo Main Teri Dulhan. Hailing from Bhopal, Divyanka did not want to be an actress. She preferred a job as an army officer, and also holds a gold medal in rifle shooting. She worked as an anchor in Akashwani Bhopal and did telefilms like Saathi Re.

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